On top of The Egg

workers on top of the egg

A few people mentioned seeing workers -- and a railing -- on top of The Egg today.

So... preparations for an Egg-top roof party? Or, finally, an effort to signal the mothership?

Alas, no.

The workers are up there re-coating the roof, part of normal maintenance that happens every 5-8 years, a state Office of General Services spokesperson told us. The railing is a temporary safety measure. The work is expected to be finished around September 1.

The mothership will just have to wait.

[photo via @fujontap -- thanks!]

Earlier AOA: Cracking open the origins of The Egg

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